December 13, 2006

Podcast of Lawrence Scott @ Miami Book Fair 2006

Lawrence ScottLawrence Scott is from Trinidad and Tobago. He is the prize-winning author of the novel Aelred’s Sin (London: Allison & Busby, 1998), which won a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best Book in the Caribbean & Canada 1999. Night Calypso (Allison& Busby, 2004), his most recent novel, was short-listed for a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best Book in Canada & the Caribbean and nominated for The International Impac Dublin Literary Award 2006 and was published in France as Calypso de Nuit in June 2005. His first novel, Witchbroom (Allison, 1992, Heinemann, 1993) was also short-listed for a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book in Canada & the Caribbean, 1993. His short stories have been read on the BBC and have been anthologized internationally, notably in the Penguin Book of Caribbean Short Stories and the Oxford Book of Caribbean Short Stories. He divides his time between writing and teaching literature and creative writing.

Lawrence Scott reads “On the Tongue”:

If you’d like to listen to the entire reading, follow this link:

Here are the pictures from the reading @ Miami Book Fair International:


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